Construction to the new and modern Caniglia field continues on the south side of main campus as the new school year and fall season begins.
I caught up with UNO Athletic Director Trev Alberts on Monday. He's a busy man these days, but he let me pick his brain about his decision to recommend eliminating the university's wrestling and football programs.
With a new year and a new season, the Mavericks look to three new hockey captains to lead the team on the ice.
UNO's golf teams finished on a strong note.
Junior guard Justin Simmons has filled a role the Mavs have so desperately needed in 2012/13. The graduation of former leading scorer Mitch Albers left the team without a reliable scorer.
But Simmons has picked up the slack, averaging 14.6 points on the season and 20.5 in his last eight games. Some of that scoring success can be attributed to improving his 3-point shot, something Simmons has been focusing on lately.
Simmons changed his shot back to the form he developed his last year in junior college.
University of Nebraska at Omaha basketball players like John Karhoff, C.J. Carter, Caleb Steffensmeier and others competed in the league this summer alongside players and teams that have played at various levels around the world, but all who have roots back to Omaha.